Sep 18, 2012 | 55:29And the Winner Is Northwords Audio
And the Winner Is Northwords Sep 18, 2012 | 55:29Shelagh Rogers host of the CBC book show The Next Chapter invited five Canadian authors on a journey to Torngat Mountains National Park. A beautiful and remote stretch of wilderness in the northern region of Newfoundland and Labrador. To make things interesting, she presented them with a task: to soak in the place, get inspired, and then channel it into a piece of writing.
Mar 7, 2013 | 55:01And the Winner Is Flying - Pt 1 (April 2012 Encore) Audio
And the Winner Is Flying - Pt 1 (April 2012 Encore) Mar 7, 2013 | 55:01According to Bill Gates, the Chairman of Microsoft, "the Wright Brothers created the single greatest cultural force since the invention of writing. The airplane became the first World Wide Web, bringing people, languages, ideas, and values together."
Feb 24, 2010 | 25:20And the Winner is Cheetah of the Sky Audio
And the Winner is Cheetah of the Sky Feb 24, 2010 | 25:20They are among the fiercest and fastest predators of our sky. But they are also very fragile. 40 years ago Peregrine Falcons were almost wiped out in North America and parts of Europe. Now they have come back, BUT is it maybe too early to celebrate? "Cheetah of the Sky" the award-winning documentary from The Current.
Mar 13, 2010 | 49:01And the Winner is Isinamowin: The Whiteman's Indian - Pt 1 Audio
And the Winner is Isinamowin: The Whiteman's Indian - Pt 1 Mar 13, 2010 | 49:01Before there were movies like 'Smoke Signals' or 'Atanarjuat,' there was a century of celluloid stereotypes. Throughout its history Hollywood has made over 4,000 movies about Native Americans, most of which relied on a mess of cliches. 'Isinamowin: The Whiteman's Indian' takes a closer look at these and other stereotypes of Native Americans off the silver screen.
Mar 24, 2010 | 55:30And the Winner is Cities: Where Worlds Collide Audio
And the Winner is Cities: Where Worlds Collide Mar 24, 2010 | 55:30In March of 2006, The Current produced series called Cities: Where Worlds Collide. Over three days, the show brought special reports from the streets of Buenos Aires, Singapore, Mumbai, and Shanghai and talked about the things that are making these mega-cities work, and also what's undermining their progress.
Apr 15, 2010 | 55:29And the Winner is Has Thank You Lost Its Meaning Audio
And the Winner is Has Thank You Lost Its Meaning Apr 15, 2010 | 55:29If you were to keep track of how many times a day you say "thank you," how often would you really mean it? This week, And the Winner Is... presents an award-winning episode of DNTO that asks the question: has thank you lost its meaning?
May 17, 2010 | 55:29And the Winner is A Fragile Son Audio
And the Winner is A Fragile Son May 17, 2010 | 55:29Surjit Sachdev grew up in a conservative family, and he was expected to follow the footsteps of his totalitarian father. So he became, just like his dad, an engineer. But the family tradition ended when Surjit's son Kapel was born with a severe mental disability. Through the years, Surjit's frustrations increased. He became too strict with Kapel and then one day, a major confrontation with Kapel forced Surjit to examine his competence as a father.
May 20, 2010 | 33:00And the Winner is A Woman of No Consequence Audio
And the Winner is A Woman of No Consequence May 20, 2010 | 33:00Born into a cultured Indian family, she read all of the novels of Charles Dickens before she turned ten. Ten was also the age she had to leave school to get married. At 15 she was a mother. And for most of her adult life, Sethu Ramaswamy was trying to find her place in the light. On "And The Winner Is".... the story of a woman who set out one day for a life she always wanted.